Elon Musk Estimates 1000 Starships and 20 Years To Build The First Sustainable City On Mars
We’ve known about Elon Musk’s plan to build a city and move people over to Mars. However, that is not a reality – for now.There’s still a lot of things to take care of on Earth. So, moving to Mars is still a far-fetched idea. But, nothing stops Elon Musk to plan and have an idea on what it could take to make it a reality.When responding to some questions […]
Tesla's 'Full Self-Driving' Option Cost Being Increased By $1,000
Tesla has long touted technology which will enable its vehicles to drive on their own, regulations permitting. Customers are required to pay extra for this option and those who are considering this for their next Tesla purchase should now keep in mind that the price of the full self-driving option is being increased. This is the second time in a few months that Tesla has increased the price of a […]
Tesla To Launch Its Insurance Product Soon
So you’ve purchased a Tesla, now what? Perhaps you want to buy insurance and Tesla wants to be the one to hook you up with that as well. The company’s CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that Tesla is building an insurance product which is going to be launched in about a month.
Musk Explains Why There's A Camera Inside The Model 3
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has provided more clarity on why the company has placed a camera inside the Model 3. It’s located above the rear-view mirror. The camera could augment Tesla’s Sentry Mode which uses all of the cameras the vehicle has to keep an eye out if it suspects a potential danger. A recent video of a woman keying a Model 3 showed just how useful it can be. […]
Tesla To Unveil Model Y SUV On March 14th
Tesla fans have been waiting to see a new vehicle from the company and their wish will be granted in just under a couple of weeks. CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that the company is going to show off its Model Y crossover SUV on March 14th. The vehicle will be unveiled at Tesla’s design studio in Los Angeles.
Tesla Is Firing 7 Percent Of Its Workforce
Some serious cost cutting appears to be underway at Tesla. Days after the company’s CEO Elon Musk confirmed that the customer referral program was ending, he announced that the company is firing 7 percent of its entire workforce. Musk announced in a company-wide email that seven percent of Tesla’s full-time employee headcount is being reduced.
Elon Musk Posts Actual Picture Of SpaceX Starship Test Rocket
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has posted an actual picture of the company’s Starship test rocket on Twitter. It follows weeks of production photos and renderings that were meant to tease those looking forward to seeing this rocket in the flesh. Musk also mentioned on Twitter that the company’s Starship rocket has finished assembly at its Texas launch site.
Tesla Feature That Lets Car Follow You 'Like A Pet' Arrives Soon
Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced back in November last year that the company was working on an advanced version of its Summon feature. The feature will allow the car to drive to the owner’s phone location and follow them “like a pet” if they hold down the Summon button in the Tesla app. He has now revealed that this feature should be released in a few weeks.
Buying A Tesla Model S And Model X Will Now Be More Expensive
If you’re looking to buy a new Model S or Model X from Tesla, your cost just went up. CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that the company is ditching the 75kWh battery pack for both vehicles. This means that the base price for the cars has just gone up significantly. Tesla uses this battery pack in the base models of both vehicles.
Europe To Get 100% Tesla Supercharger Coverage In 2019
The Supercharger network is key to enabling Tesla owners to take substantial road trips with their electric cars. That’s what enables owners to drive from coast to coast in the United States. The company is working to further expand the network’s coverage in Europe. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said that Europe will get 100 percent Supercharger coverage in 2019.
Tesla To Cover Tax Credit Difference For Missed Deliveries
The $7,500 federal tax credit for purchasing an electric vehicle from Tesla will be halved on January 1st, 2019. Those who do not receive their vehicle before the year ends despite being told by Tesla that they will need not worry. Company CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that Tesla will cover the tax credit difference such missed deliveries.
Elon Musk Donates $423K To Get Chromebooks For Flint Middle Schoolers
Elon Musk has made a considerable donation which will give Flint Community Schools the funds that it requires to purchase laptops for all seventh and eighth-grade students in the district. The donation of $423,600 has been made through the Elon Musk Foundation and it was announced at the school board’s recent meeting.
Tesla Pickup Truck Prototype Unveil Possible In 2019
Tesla hasn’t made any concrete announcements related to an all-electric pickup truck but CEO Elon Musk has talked about making one for the longest time. He’s generating hype for a Tesla pickup truck yet again and has even hinted that the company could have a prototype to unveil in 2019.
Tesla Interested In Working With Mercedes On An Electric Van
A tweet from Tesla CEO Elon Musk suggests that the company might be interested in working with Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz on an electric van. Tesla itself doesn’t make vans, not yet anyway, while the Sprinter from Mercedes is known to be a veritable workhorse. It launched the latest generation of the Sprinter in February this year. Mercedes-Benz does plan to offer electric versions of the Sprinter from next year.
Musk's Boring Company Also Wants To Dig Sewers
Elon Musk’s The Boring Company might have come into existence with the idea of revolutionizing public transport in congested cities but the company is interested in digging far more than just tunnels for its transit systems. Speaking at the National League of Cities’ 2018 City Summit in Los Angeles this week, Musk said that The Boring Company wants to provide tunneling services for a variety of other uses such as […]
Musk Releases Video Of Boring Company's First LA Tunnel
Elon Musk has a company that digs tunnels and it’s aptly called The Boring Company. It has been building a tunnel in Los Angeles which is 2 miles long and is located under the streets of Hawthorne where SpaceX, another one of Musk’s companies, is headquartered. A proper transit tunnel is also planned for Chicago.
Tesla Auto-Park Feature Will Be Ready In 6 Weeks
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said that the auto-park feature for its cars will be ready in six weeks. The feature, dubbed “Summon,” will enable Tesla cars to drive around a parking lot on their own and find an empty spot. They will also be able to read parking signs.
Elon Musk Says Tweet That Cost Him $20 Million Was 'Worth It'
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commision recently fined Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the company $20 million each for a tweet he sent back in August. He tweeted on August 7th that he was planning to take Tesla private at $420 a share and that funding for this massive transaction had been “secured.” The SEC later launched an investigation and found that the tweet did not have a basis in […]
First Boring Company Tunnel Opens Under LA On December 10th
Elon Musk has a company that digs underground tunnels and it’s aptly called The Boring Company. Musk has now revealed that the company’s first tunnel is going to open under LA later this year, on December 10th to be precise. The Boring Company has been digging this rapid transit tunnel beneath Los Angeles for several months now.
Elon Musk's Tweet Costs Him $20 Million, Tesla Chairmanship
Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted on August 7th that he had been mulling taking Tesla private at $420 per share and that funding for the massive transaction had been secured. It later emerged that while he did have discussions about the matter with potential financial backers it could not be reasonably said that the funding had been secured. The Securities and Exchange Commission filed a lawsuit against Musk after investigating […]